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wed (one) to (someone or something)
1. To join one to another person in marriage. A noun or pronoun is used between "wed" and "to"; often used in passive constructions. I've been wedded to my husband for nearly 30 years. My parents wanted to wed me to the son of a wealthy business man, but I refused. It would be my honor to wed you to Charles.
2. To instill a belief or adherence to a particular belief or idea in one. Often used in passive constructions. You'll need to wed our investors to your plan if you want the funding to execute it. I wasn't wedded to the idea at first, but the more they explained it to me, the more convinced I became.
wedded to (something)
Invested in or committed to something. I hope she's not wedded to the idea of going to that restaurant for her birthday—it's just too far away.
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wedded to something
Fig. mentally attached to something; firmly committed to something. (Fig. on wed(ded) to someone.) The manager was wedded to the idea of getting new computers. The mayor was wedded to the new budget plan.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.